Recently, UPS dipped its toes a little deeper into the electric truck market with the acquisition of a Freightliner eCascadia battery-electric Class 8 truck.
The leaders of the Federal Highway Administration and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration lauded trucking for its work during COVID-19 and addressed safety issues such as truck parking and advanced driver assistance systems during the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's 2020 Trucking Safety Summit.
While age does have some impact on potential truck driver risk, commercial motor vehicle driving experience is more important than age when considering risk, according to a Virginia Tech Transportation Institute study.
Everything from the coronavirus outbreak to the latest and upcoming technologies seems to be the talk of the trailer manufacturing world.
Truck driver appreciation, technology, and collaborating on new safety compliance standards are all key to meeting fleet safety goals, says Phil Byrd, CEO of Bulldog Hiway Express and head of the Daseke Leadership Council.
There isn’t anything much greener than vegetables, so if that’s part of your company name, you better make sure you are, too. For Veritable Vegetable, an organic supplier and transporter based in San Francisco, it is part of how it meets its customers’ — and its community’s — needs.
In response to the increasing daily rates of COVID-19 cases in a number of states, governors from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut have banded together to implement a new set of travel restrictions, but essential workers such as truck drivers are exempt.
With an ever-increasing number of states legalizing marijuana, the trucking industry has little data on how marijuana affects drivers, according to Darrin Grondel, vice president of traffic safety and government relations at the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility.
Touchless fueling options gain appeal In the time of COVID-19.
Last year, SmartDrive Systems, a provider of video-based safety and transportation intelligence, was named one of Deloitte's 2019 Technology Fast 500 for the sixth year in a row. We talked to CEO Steve Mitgang about the award, the company, and video-based safety technology in general.
Northwest Logistics Heavy Haul went from steel chains to fiber ones to reduce time, damage, and injury.
Oil prices bounced back last week, jumping to more than $30 a barrel. While some see this as a positive, there might be more to consider below the surface, both literally and metaphorically.
In places such as New York City and Detroit, overwhelmed hospitals and mortuaries are using refrigerated trailers to store the bodies of people killed by COVID-19.
As a perishable goods fleet, Veritable Vegetable is conscious of not only protecting its drivers and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, but also checking in on its clients and the growers they work with.
After West Texas International (WTI) crude prices almost ended last week with historic low of $17.31 per barrel before eventually settling at $18.27, the benchmark price for crude oil in the U.S. dropped to negative $37.63 late Monday.